Definitions for Lurchlɜrtʃ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Lurch

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. lurch, stumble, stagger(noun)

    an unsteady uneven gait

  2. lurch(noun)

    a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

  3. lurch, pitch, pitching(noun)

    abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

    "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

  4. lurch, lunge(verb)

    the act of moving forward suddenly

  5. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)

    walk as if unable to control one's movements

    "The drunken man staggered into the room"

  6. lurch, pitch, shift(verb)

    move abruptly

    "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"

  7. lurch(verb)

    move slowly and unsteadily

    "The truck lurched down the road"

  8. prowl, lurch(verb)

    loiter about, with no apparent aim

  9. lurch, skunk(verb)

    defeat by a lurch

GCIDERate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Lurch(v. i.)

    To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man; to move forward while lurching.

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. lurch(Noun)

    A sudden or unsteady movement.

  2. lurch(Verb)

    To make such a sudden, unsteady movement.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Lurch(verb)

    to swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up

  2. Lurch(noun)

    an old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables

  3. Lurch(noun)

    a double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch

  4. Lurch(verb)

    to leave in the lurch; to cheat

  5. Lurch(verb)

    to steal; to rob

  6. Lurch(noun)

    a sudden roll of a ship to one side, as in heavy weather; hence, a swaying or staggering movement to one side, as that by a drunken man. Fig.: A sudden and capricious inclination of the mind

  7. Lurch(verb)

    to roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man

  8. Lurch(verb)

    to withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk

  9. Lurch(verb)

    to dodge; to shift; to play tricks

  10. Origin: [OF. lourche name of a game; as adj., deceived, embarrassed.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. LURCH

    LURCH is a tool for software design debugging that uses a nondeterministic algorithm to quickly explore the reachable states of a software model. By performing a partial and random search, LURCH looks for faults in the model and reports the pathways leading to the faults.


Translations for Lurch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Lurch »

Translation

Find a translation for the Lurch definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Lurch definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Lurch." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Lurch>.

Are we missing a good definition for Lurch? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Lurch:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.